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Sinbad (1971)

Szindbád (original title)
An old man is recollecting all the women he met in his youth. An old woman wants them to commit suicide together but changes her mind. The little town has a doctor whose wife can not forget... See full summary »

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Zoltán Latinovits ...
Éva Ruttkai ...
Lenke
Éva Leelössy ...
A fiatal Lenke (as Eva Leelossy)
Margit Dajka ...
Majmunka (as Dayka Margit)
Anna Nagy ...
Fruzsina
Györgyi Andai ...
Setétke
Erika Szegedi ...
Florentina
Anna Muszte ...
Virágárus lány
Sándor Horváth ...
Valentin
Éva Pap ...
Szépszemü lány
Anna Czako ...
Valentin felesége
Zoltán Zelk ...
Nusdorf bácsi
Ildikó Bánsági ...
Mária
Mária Medgyesi ...
Paula
Ernõ Szénási ...
Vendelin
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An old man is recollecting all the women he met in his youth. An old woman wants them to commit suicide together but changes her mind. The little town has a doctor whose wife can not forget the old man, and the waiter who serves him his dinner doesn't know that Sinbad will soon court her. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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25 November 1971 (Hungary)  »

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Voted as one of the "12 Best Hungarian Films" ("New Budapest 12") by Hungarian filmmakers and critics in 2000. See more »

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Featured in Blue Box (1993) See more »

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Elegy with an odd, volatile atmosphere in lyricism almost surreal
22 October 2007 | by (Gambia) – See all my reviews

This film seemingly chronicles the exploits of a Casanova in the early years of the 20th century. Sensual Szindbad (Zoltan Latinovitz) leaves behind broken hearts and fond memories when he moves from one woman to another. Some of them, overwhelmed by their tragic attachment, seek to have him join them in a suicide pact, others carelessly toss their lives away. He remains fundamentally untouched, but he finally gets his comeuppance - he is dying Krúdy, Huszárik and Latinovits's Szinbad is a film elegy with an odd, volatile atmosphere in lyricism almost surreal. Krúdy(the writer) is identified in the film as Szinbád. He's looking for the meaning of life, eternity on the ship of memories - preoccupied in the beauties of nature, music, nice women, girl's hair, strokes, sensitive walks, tearful hours, grievous farewells. The attracted women offer lasting love, and for that very reason he he proceeds to the upcoming in wonderful colours of life and resignation generative passing, death.


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